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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Wednesday, 01 April 2015

1748  On this day in history joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  On August - 11 jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on August - 11.  

1780  On this day in history barbados hurricane begins  

1786  On this day in history captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on this day in history.  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.  

1805  On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11.  

1811  Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on August - 11.  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1823  On August - 11 charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

1828  On this day in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  On August - 11 thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  On August - 11 robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)  

1835  George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on this day in history.  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on this day in history.  

1837  On August - 11 marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  On this day in history jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

1852  On August - 11 nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on this day in history.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  On August - 11 carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  Cambodia becomes French protectorate on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11.  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

1718  On this day in history birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on August - 11.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)